DG Horticulture reviews preparedness of Apple festival

Festival to be held on Oct 28 and 29 at SKICC

Festival to be held on Oct 28 and 29 at SKICC

Srinagar, Oct 25 (KNS): The Department of Horticulture, Kashmir is going to celebrate Apple Festival-2021 at SKICC Srinagar on 28th and 29th of October, 2021.

To review the preparedness for the said programme Director General, Horticulture, Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat (JKAS), today chaired a meeting at Directorate of Horticulture Kashmir. The meeting was attended by all the Chief Horticulture Officers, Entrepreneurs, CA Store owners, representatives of various fruit associations of Kashmir Valley, representative from Intello Labs Pvt. Ltd. etc.

Director General said that the main attractions of the programme would be: Buyer seller meet Exhibition of local and exotic fruits especially Apple Varieties. Exhibition of high density plantation technology and latest Horticultural Machinery.

Exhibition of latest varieties of fruit plants Unveiling of Horticulture booklets by the Hon’ble lieutenant Governor, J&K.

Director General said that prominent fruit dealers, entrepreneurs, fruit processors, CA Store owners will be participating in the said event. Besides, buyers and entrepreneurs from J&K and those from outside U.T. will also attend the festival. He further said that the festival will provide a platform to all the stakeholders and will help in boosting the horticulture industry in the U.T. (KNS)

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